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Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of our most Frequently Asked Questions...

What is the purpose of The Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

What is the purpose of The Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

Our primary purpose is to connect people to holistic and natural health and wellness professionals, practitioners, and businesses so they can have easier access to the services and products that can help them get and stay healthy.

We also connect people to holistic business support professionals and services so that they can help more people in effective and financially sustainable ways.

How do you define holistic?

How do you define holistic?

How do you define holistic? Do you consider yourself holistic... in your approach to health, lifestyle and even business? We believe that everyone starts wherever they are and then moves along the spectrum to more sustainable ways of health, living and doing business. Still, there are key items to consider.

*Do you take a balanced approach to making decisions, considering both long-term consequences and short-term results?

*Do you evaluate the personal impact of your actions as well as the impact on others?

Many of our members focus on choices that are:

*Organic & natural *Green & sustainable *Complementary & Integrative *Alternative

Do these products, services and solutions always work?

Do these products, services and solutions always work?

Does penicillin always work? No. The reality is that every individual is different and will respond differently.

The Holistic Chamber of Commerce stands for excellence among holistic, complementary, alternative, and sustainable professionals and practitioners.  All Professional Members of The Holistic Chamber of Commerce have submitted references, which The Holistic Chamber of Commerce has checked.  Membership in The Holistic Chamber of Commerce is not a specific endorsement of any particular member, medication or modality, only that there have been satisfactory reference checks.  The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only, and should not be used to replace professional medical advice.

How do I start a local Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

How do I start a local Holistic Chamber of Commerce in my community?

It can be challenging to start and sustain a growing organization, even locally. We have developed guidelines and a consulting package to support you in starting your own local Associated HCC and to provide you with tools and techniques for building long-term success. 

Our HCC Association allows you to benefit from our ever-increasing network and national publicity efforts. We offer a revenue-sharing structure that saves you time and effort while providing you with the infrastructure so that you can create a community.

To get started, first become a Professional Member of our organization and e-mail Chapters@HolisticChamberofCommerce.com. We will send you a brief info sheet and a Leadership Questionnaire. Then, when you are ready, we will take the next steps together!

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Professional membership in the Holistic Chamber of Commerce is tax-deductible as a business expense.

Supporting membership and contributions to the Holistic Chamber of Commerce Foundation are tax-deductible as charitable donations.

Who are the leaders of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

Who are the leaders of The Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

Camille Leon is the Founder and Director of this emerging international organization.

A winner of a 2011 and 2014 Women’s International Day Outstanding Service Award from Women’s Information Network (WIN), she is also a speaker, coach, consultant and published author.

In the past, she has worked with international, national, regional and community organizations including Women In Film, the League of Women Voters, the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), the San Clemente Ocean Festival, Friends Peace Teams, YWCA and others.

She believes in health and wellness through better choices for eating, exercise and our environment. Because so many aspects of our lives are impacted by our daily decisions, an increasing variety of industries are represented by the Holistic Chamber of Commerce.

Board of Directors & Advisors: Lauren Kelly, Barbara Schiffman, Neal Bychek, Dr. Sherrie Reimers, Dianne Russell  and Adam Telanoff.

What is the vision for the Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

What is the vision for The Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

Our vision is for healthier people on a healthier planet!

What is the mission of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

What is the mission of The Holistic Chamber of Commerce?

We have a two-fold mission:

  • To connect more people with holistic solutions for solving today's challenges, and;
  • To connect holistic professionals, practitioners, and businesses with better business-building solutions.

We do this by:

  • Educating the public and promoting holistic solutions, especially our Professional Members;
  • Representing holistic professionals, practitioners, and businesses who stand for excellence and integrity through their membership and by submitting references (which we check);
  • Offering support to Professional Members who choose to start a local HCC through our Chapter President program.

The Holistic Chamber of Commerce stands for excellence among holistic, complementary, alternative, and sustainable professionals, practitioners and businesses.  All Professional Members of The Holistic Chamber of Commerce have submitted references, which The Holistic Chamber of Commerce has checked.  Membership in The Holistic Chamber of Commerce is not a specific endorsement of any particular member, product, service, medication or modality, only that there have been satisfactory reference checks.  The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only, and should not be used to replace professional medical advice.